About

Our Team

Al Hillmann
President

Al has been a professional in the printing industry for over 45 years. In 1983, He and wife, Victoria, moved to Minnesota from Wisconsin after purchasing Standard Dynamics, Inc. Al is passionate about helping his customers succeed with process improvement projects. He enjoys pheasant hunting with his buddy, Teddy, fishing and is he genuinely interested in the lives of his family, friends and Standard Dynamics team. As a former wrestler, Al attends both area high school and college meets.
Standard Dynamics, Inc. specializes in print finishing solutions for businesses large and small throughout the upper Midwest.

Relying on over 80 years of experience and established relationships within the printing and print finishing communities, we love what we do and hope that we can bring that passion into your shop! It’s about more than just print finishing solutions.

Of course that is our niche, but what we really enjoy is engaging our clients and sharing our ideas to have a fantastic end result that both we and our clients can be excited about.There is nothing better than hearing the success stories from our clients.
QUICK LINKS
-Installation & Repair
-Financing Services
-We Buy & Sell New or Used
-About Standard Dynamics
-Recent News
-FAQ
Teddy
Official Greeter

Teddy has been greeting our visitors for the past two years. He especially enjoys the regular stops by our USPS delivery specialist, UPS and FedEx drivers.


Al Hillmann will receive the 2017 Graphic Arts Industry Leader of the Year Award at the annual Star of Excellence Awards banquet on 
April 27, 2017, in Minneapolis.

Denise Bishop
Customer Service Representative

Denise has been taking excellent care of our customers for 11 years. She was nominated for the Midwest CSR of the Year Award, and continues to WOW customers with her quick response time and knowledge of our products and services. She loves the outdoors and nature. With a tender heart, Denise has a passion for taking care of animals in addition to all of her co-workers and customers.
Chad Carlson
Service Technician

Chad strengthens the service team with his experience of operating print finishing equipment for 14 years and machine operating for 25 years. He is knowledgeable of our equipment, especially folding, saddlestitching, cutting and perfect binding. Customers enjoy having Chad around when repairs and maintenance are needed. Chad's passions are street rodding, anything motorized and hunting.
Lola Faufau
Marketing & Sales Communication Manager

Lola is a well-known public relations professional throughout the Midwest's printing industry. Her background in sales, marketing, communications and manufacturing is a great fit for Standard Dynamics. Lola's passion is making connections and identifying resources for customers, along with a competitive game of golf. She became a glamorama in 2016.
Joe Hillmann
Service Technician/Trainer

Joe has been involved in the industry for 7 years including 4 years at Standard Dynamics. He is a trusted partner and knowledgable resource for our customers with installations and ongoing training needs. Joe enjoys the large variety of customers he works with and the wide range of equipment that Standard Dynamics offers. Joe's expertise is finding solutions for both the small in-plant office and the large-scale production plants. In his spare time, Joe is busy in his woodworking shop, hunting, fishing and many other outdoor activities.
Lizzie Hillmann-Butch
Print Production Specialist

Lizzie has worked with printers for 5 years in a wide variety of positions, including graphic design, visual merchandising, marketing and design. Although she has always been involved with printing being at her dad's business growing up, Lizzie has officially joined our team. She will focus on marketing and sales of print production products. Lizzie is obsessed with fitness and wellness, often trying new healthy recipes. She also designs apparel for a Minneapolis based activewear apparel company, MAI.
Dave Limberg
Finance Manager

Dave has been associated with the printing industry for 25 years, and at Standard Dynamics, Inc. for 20 years. His area of expertise is accounting; however he started with us as equipment trainer. Dave says he has been here for so many years because of co-workers that are hardworking and dedicated along with the top-of-the-line products and services. His passion is family time, including being a grandparent, traveling and camping.


Kevin Overstake
Service Technician

Kevin has been with Standard Dynamics for 3 years. He has an Associates Degree in mechanical engineering and design and loves to work on machines. He started his career in customer service in 1984 at GBR Systems. His favorite venue is a bowling alley and also enjoys auto repair.

Chris Stark
Service Technician

Chris is an equipment wizard when it comes to assisting our customers with identifying solutions to make sure production returns as soon as possible when equipment repairs are needed. He has been with Standard Dynamics for 19 years! Chris enjoys hunting and many other activities with his son.We appreciate Chris for his service in the United States Army.

News - FINISH STRONG

Events

Standard Dynamics, Inc. and Anchor Paper will sponsor the next Women Who Print Happy Hour. 
Watch for your invitation!

May 18, 2017          Campiello's          Eden Prairie, MN

QUICK LINKS
-Installation & Repair
-Financing Services
-We Buy & Sell New or Used
-About Standard Dynamics
-Recent News
-FAQ
The Brew Pub Club is productive fun for our customers and associates...join us for a tour of the Mpls/St. Paul breweries.

Stay tuned for details of the next Brew Pub Club!

Tell us you can make it!

Share by: